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Remains of White Cross 400 Metres North East of Denwick Bridge, Denwick

Description: Remains of White Cross 400 Metres North East of Denwick Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236371

OS Grid Reference: NU1990314169
OS Grid Coordinates: 419903, 614169
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4210, -1.6871

Location: B1340, Denwick, Northumberland NE66 3RA

Locality: Denwick
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 3RA

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Listing Text

NU 11 SE NU 19921416
(North side)
10/34 Remains of White
Cross, 400 metres
north-east of
Denwick Bridge

Socket stone of cross, medieval or C17, and adjacent inscribed boulder C19.
Sandstone. Socket stone 0.6 metre by 0.5 metre with chamfered upper edge and
rectangular socket; unshaped boulder alongside inscribed WHITECROSS HOWL.

The cross is said to mark the 1665 burial of Denwick's plague victims; it may
have been a medieval piece re-used.

Listing NGR: NU1990314169

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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